An Introduction About YouTube Video SEO
Find the Hangout Recording at : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1jTuW_t4nY
Your channel is somehow affecting the ranking of your videos, the more efforts you put on optimizing it, the more views you’ll get for your videos.
Dashboard – is where you can get an overview about the performance of your channel.
Video manager – to manage, edit or delete your videos, create playlists and creating a live streaming.
Community – to manage, approve or remove comments and managing channel subscribers.
Channel – where you can control you’re the channel settings.
Analytics – Gives you all the data you need to know about the performance of your videos, traffic sources, subscribers, views, devices, likes, dislikes, comments, viewers demographics and many others metrics.
Create – You can create videos using YouTube music library and your uploaded videos.
It’s no doubt that YouTube is the world’s second biggest search engines, It has a ranking algorithm similar to Google search, but a bit simple and the following are the most important ranking factors I believe that YouTube relies on them most to determine rankings:
1- Video Title
2- Video Description
3- Video Interactions (Likes, views, comments, shares, subscribers rate against views)
4- Channel Strength
5- Inbound Links / Embeds
6- Video Length
7- Others (Video file name, Age of channel, total videos views and many more)